Jan 11th 2018

Catamount Discovers History Behind a Local Project

Catamount Builders was recently mentioned in the Beacon Hill Times for their recognition of a historic landmark in a Brownstone Unit in downtown Boston.

“A historic brownstone on Beacon Street gave up a hidden secret during a gut-rehab project with the rare discovery of wooden joists made of Heart Pine,  uncommon to the late 19th century Boston buildings that are normally built with fir joists. Discovered by Catamount Builders during the buildings demo, the floors of 474 Beacon Street in the heart of Back Bay has played host to numerous dwellers dating back to 1892. If the floors could speak for themselves, they would tell stories of high society merchants, pains of patients when it was an oral surgeons office and soon it will play host to a four-story luxury apartments. ”

To read the full article and learn more about this local historic Brownstone click here.